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June 21st, 2006

Molecular switch promises to solve sticky situations

Researchers at the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI, Troy, N.Y.) think they have found a remedy: a material that optically switches from slippery to sticky.

(Full RPI release: Sticky Surfaces Turn Slippery With the Flip of a Molecular Light Switch)


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